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Max Katzenmeyer fires 743, Cila Freitas slams 694 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 6, 2019 11:55 pm
Max Katzenmeyer fired a 743 series and Cila Freitas slammed a 694 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Katezenmeyer and Freitas both competed at Dream Lanes. Next were Owen Lee with...
Cortez Schenck, Breanna Clemmer top fourth round, John Janawicz, Kelly Kulick lead overall standings heading into final day at 2019 Team USA Trials
Sunday, January 6, 2019 11:00 pm
Two men and a woman stood out well above the field in Sunday’s fourth day of the 2019 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas. Cortez Schenk fired 1,483 (250-290-255-224-245-219), Sean...
Nick Heilman strikes on final ball to win 61st annual Chippewa Valley Match Games
Sunday, January 6, 2019 10:00 pm
Nick Heilman struck on his final ball to edge defending champion Brady Stearns 193-192 in the title match to win the 61st annual Chippewa Valley Match Games over the weekend at Wagner’s Lanes...
3 months after heart attack, quadruple bypass surgery, Jerry Marrs wins King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial in 1st tourney of comeback
Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:00 pm
It’s impossible to overstate what an amazing story this is. On Oct. 4, Jerry Marrs was at work when he suffered his second heart attack in six years, and six days later the 40-year-old Marrs...
Bill O'Neill wins PBA Hall of Fame Classic to become title-eligible for PBA Hall of Fame — does it make him a lock selection?
Sunday, January 6, 2019 2:00 pm
It obviously is fitting that Bill O’Neill on Sunday won the 2019 season-opening PBA Hall of Fame Classic to become title-eligible for the PBA Hall of Fame. O’Neill now has 10 PBA Tour...
Here’s why you shouldn’t look for ratings as high for Sunday’s PBA show on FS1 as PBA Clash drew on FOX on Dec. 23
Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:00 pm
In news I broke in this story, on Thursday, Dec. 27, ShowBuzzDaily.com reported sports ratings for Dec. 17-23 that included an average 1,768,000 viewers for the PBA Clash show, 558,000 in...
Jason Belmonte's charge falls just short of Jakob Butturff for top seed of PBA Hall of Fame Classic; Bill O'Neill, Jesper Svensson, Rhino Page also make stacked stepladder finals
Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:00 pm
Saturday’s final qualifying round of the PBA Hall of Fame Classic set up an interesting array of storylines for Sunday’s stepladder finals live on FS1 at 10 a.m. Central time from the...
Nick Pate, Taylor Davis top third round, John Janawicz, Taylor Bulthius-Sydney Brummett lead overall standings at 2019 Team USA Trials
Saturday, January 5, 2019 9:00 pm
The scoring pace picked up again in Saturday’s third day of the 2019 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas, with four men topping 1,400 for six games and the top women just missing....
Chris Pounders wins Madison Area USBC Masters, Lindsey Conklin takes Queens and beats Pounders in 11thFrame.com challenge match
Saturday, January 5, 2019 8:00 pm
For the second straight year, a woman is the queen and king of Madison area bowling. On Saturday at Schwoegler’s, Chris Pounders won the Madison Area USBC Masters, Lindsey Conklin won the...
Tom Reinke fires seventh career perfect game, Lauren Sammel ninth career perfect game
Friday, January 4, 2019 11:55 pm
Tom Reinke fired his seventh career perfect game and Lauren Sammel slammed her ninth career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Reinke’s 300 came in a 760 in the Sport...
Jakob Butturff threatens PBA record for 12-game total in taking 175-pin lead after second round of PBA Hall of Fame Classic
Friday, January 4, 2019 10:00 pm
I’ve written many times that Jakob Butturff’s quirky corkscrew release made possible by the hypermobility he has in his wrist — commonly called double-jointed — produces...
Matt Russo, Shannon Pluhowsky top second round, Wesley Low, Taylor Bulthius lead overall standings at 2019 Team USA Trials
Friday, January 4, 2019 9:00 pm
Scores were much lower in Friday’s second day of the 2019 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas, with Team USA and PWBA veteran Shannon Pluhowsky the only player over 1,400 for six...
Another reason to cheer on PBA TV finalists: Free bowling if they shoot a 300
Friday, January 4, 2019 5:00 pm
As if a televised perfect game wasn’t exciting enough for bowling fans, now they can have a stake in the event, PBA announced Friday in this news release. A new “Go Bowling Free...
Tayler Dunn, Gregg Williams fire perfect games
Thursday, January 3, 2019 11:55 pm
Tayler (T.J.) Dunn and Gregg Williams fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Dunn’s 300 came in a 731 series and Williams’ second 300 of the...
Jakob Butturff starts 2019 PBA Tour just how he ended 2018 PBA Tour, taking huge lead to open PBA Hall of Fame Classic
Thursday, January 3, 2019 10:00 pm
In the last PBA Tour event of 2018, Jakob Butturff soared to a giant lead as top of the U.S. Open, though he lost the title match to Dom Barrett. While the U.S. Open ended on Halloween, Butturff...